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The Standards

Below you can read a brief summary of our standards, download related documents, or access additional detailed information.  If you know what you're looking for you can visit our Standards Quick List Page.
Product ID / GTIN


The EASI Standards group utilizes a 14 digit GS1 Global Trade Identification Number (GTIN) as the primary/common item references on our standardized carton labels and in our EDI transaction files.


Download the EASI GTIN and Carton Label Standard



Product Descriptor Database - 832


The 832 PDD is a standardized product database provided by the Mills for the Distributors.  It contains the all important GTIN codes as well as case quantities, weights, dimensions, and other useful product information.  


Download the 832 PDD Standard



Invoice - 810


Streamline your invoicing and vouchering processes with the EASI 810.  Eliminate the re-keying of data, eliminate data entry errors, and speed up payables process.



Download the 810 Invoice Standard



Product Descriptor Database - 832


Order Status - 870


Receive order status updates automatically by adopting the 870 Standard.  Know when your orders will ship and synchronize open orders between trading partners.


Download the 870 Order Status Standard




Master Carton Label


Improve inbound, outbound, and inner facility accuracy and efficiency with standardized GTIN and SSCC-18 barcode labels.




Dowload the EASI Master Carton Label Standard



Purchase Order - 850


The 850 is an electronic Purchase Order.  This standard increases accuracy and efficiencies by elimating the re-keying of information.  Get your orders in quick.



Download the 850 PO Standard



Functional Acknowledgement - 997


Reduce manual confirmations by utilizing the 997 FA.  These are "handshake" files that tell the sender the file they sent was received.  No need to call your trading partner to see if the the file went through.


Download the 997 FA Standard




Special Event Promotional Pricing (Count)


The 889 Count standard is an electronic file used to announce event based promotional pricing, rebates and discounts.  



Download the 889 Count Standard




Routing Envelope


All EASI EDI documents are "wrapped" using a standardized routing envelope which identifies the sender and the intended receiver of the file.




Download the Routing Envelope Standard



Advanced Shipping  Notice - 856


The 856 ASN file is like an electronic packing slip, letting the purchaser know critical information about an en route shipment.  It is a carton level listing of purchase orders, product ID's and quantities on a single shipment.


Download the 856 ASN Standard



Point of Sale File - 852


The 852 POS File is a daily report of the wholesalers quantity sold, on order and on hand  quantities at each Distribution Center.  It provides the manufacturer with invaluable sales information and supply chain visibility.


Download the 852 POS Standard



Special Event Promotional Pricing (Recount)


The 890 Recount standard is the reciprical 889 file from the Wholesaler to the Manufacturer reporting the results of the promotion.


Download the 890 Recount Standard




Inventory Status - 846


Minimize phone calls regarding inventory availability by importing your wholesaler's inventory numbers multiple times a day.  Or display their inventory on your website to support dropship programs.


Download the 846 Inventory Status Standard





Direct Ship Purchase Order - 940

The EASI 940 Drop Ship File is a direct ship electronic purchase order to be used by wholesalers to place orders for shipment directly from a manufacturer to the wholesaler’s customer. The product does not pass through the wholesaler’s facility. 


Dowload the 940 Direct Ship PO Standard



Return Authorization Request/Response - 180/181


Save time and money when requesting for the return of Manufacturer's product by adopting the newest EASI Standard.  


Download the 180 RA Request Standard

Download the 181 RA Response Standard




EASI Standards Zip Pack


Download all the EASI Standard Layouts in one simple Zip File.


All Layouts are provided in PDF or XLS format.  


The actual EDI documents are ASCII Tab Delimited and contain header and trailer segments and detail segments (with segment loops when applicable).  The transaction document is then wrapped with a Routing Envelope which contains a header and trailer data segment.


Download the Zip Pack

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